Culture Days at CBC Vancouver

CBC Vancouver

700 Hamilton Street

Vancouver, BC

Come celebrate our 10th Anniversary! Join us at CBC Vancouver's outdoor plaza and Studio 700 for an all-ages weekend of free performances, workshops, and demos. We will be opening with a ceremony on Saturday, September 28 at 10-11:30 a.m. The program will include a welcome and acknowledgements by the Squamish First Nation, the municipal proclamation, and performances by Sacred Circle Steppers, Lorita Leung Dance Company, and AMED Dance Academy. Attendees will also be invited to participate in live painting activities presented by BC Culture Days ambassadors Olivers Salvas and Tiffany Blaise.


700 Hamilton Street

Vancouver, BC


BC Culture Days



Organized by Jenna Berlyn at CBC Vancouver Plaza

Capsule was originally commissioned in 2018 by The Dance Centre as a pop up performance, where thirteen dancers moved along three flights of stairs. It was a site-specific contemporary dance piece performed by professional artists. This ite...

Catalina La O presenta: Ahora conmigo

Organized by JK JK at CBC Vancouver Plaza

Join creator and performer khattieQ for a morning of conversation and song. Witness her transformation into Catalina La O. Catalina La O presenta: Ahora conmigo is a performance in progress, inspired by the lives of female Puerto Rican leg...

Pat Chessell Concert

Organized by Pat Chessell at CBC Vancouver Plaza

Pat Chessell - along with long time musical partner Nathanael Powell - will perform a 30 minute set of Celtic influenced Canadian folk/pop. The Vancouver, Canada based singer and guitar player began his career as a teenager as a guest with...

Film Camera Photography 101

Organized by August Bramhoff at CBC Vancouver

Bring your camera and your questions to this interactive workshop. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to use their film SLR cameras in a more confident way, and also discover information on basic photographic principles, as...

Releasing your Inner Child with Monoprinting

Organized by Molly Gray at CBC Plaza

Join artist Molly Gray and explore the magical world of mono-printing with this hands on workshop. Let go of your expectations and release your curiosity. Use tools, fingers, various textiles, and even leaves to create fun, one-of-a-kind...

Meet Le Collectif and its artists! / Rencontrez Le Collectif et ses artistes!

Organized by Le Collectif at CBC / Radio-Canada

Meet LE COLLECTIF, the Group of Francophone Visual Artists of British Columbia, at the CBC Plaza on Saturday and Sunday! 3 artists will be with us to present their interactive work : - Françoise Thibault: « I See You » - Alexis Loriot:...

Culture Days Opening Ceremonies at CBC Vancouver

Organized by Greater Vancouver Society to Bridge Arts and Community at CBC Vancouver

Join us for the opening ceremonies of Culture Days at CBC Vancouver on Saturday, September 28 at 10-11:30 a.m. The program includes a welcome and acknowledgements by Suzanne Baker from the Squamish First Nation, a municipal proclamation, a...

Rebel with a Cause: Exploring the Maker movement

Organized by Oli Salvas at CBC Plaza

Do you want to explore the maker movement? If so, this activity will allow you to let go of your inhibitions and to let your creativity flow! This family friendly event will give you the opportunity to design rebellious inventions or to mak...

Beyond Movement

Organized by Chloe Ila Richardson at CBC Vancouver Plaza

Get ready to discover your body and the endless potential of movement & imagination through grounded and groovy beats and your own personal story. Move deeper into a connection with yourself and allow yourself to be present through a musica...

Julia Pileggi Live Spoken Word Poetry Performance at CBC Plaza

Organized by Julia Pileggi at CBC Plaza

Don't miss Julia's live poetry performance as she gives voice to themes including self-worth, truth, relationships, family, home, and (more often than intended) food. Bridging the gap through poetry, Julia touches the pulse of the room wi...

Improvisational Movement Workshop

Organized by Isak Enquist at Studio 700, CBC Vancouver Plaza

Improvisation can be a valuable tool to anyone who is interested in embodiment as a practice, especially when a group can share a space of free-play movement. Improvisational work has the potential to activate connections between an analyti...

Ital Blue Presents: The Remix Cafe

Organized by Ital Blue at CBC Plaza

The Remix Cafe Blend of Mind, Body and Soul. We create a sound experience offering participants a pathway to connect to their inner authentic expression encouraging self-love, self-worth, wellness and healing. Our rooted lyrics are desig...

ANGELIQUOI? live at CBC Studio 700

Organized by Angelica Poversky at CBC Vancouver, Studio 700

ANGELIQUOI? will be performing Tinder Loving Empire. Tinder Loving Empire is a show by ANGELIQUOI? which focuses on themes of relationships, self-forgiveness, sexual consent, sexuality, and the journey of self-love. Through spoken word poet...

10 x 5: Artist Talk

Organized by Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture at CBC Studio 700

Kickstart is thrilled to present for the second year 10 x 5: Artist Talk. This will feature 10 Artists who identify as living with disabilities speaking for 5 minutes each about themselves and their art.

Black Sugar Project - Mohamed Assani with Anne Leader.

Organized by Mohamed Assani at CBC Vancouver Plaza

Sitar and beats by Mohamed Assani and Anne Leader. Mohamed Assani is an award-winning sitar player and an ambassador for his rich musical tradition. He brings the sitar to new audiences through innovative collaborations that have stretched...

Vancouver Puppet Theatre

Organized by viktor Barkar at 700 hamilton street

Our fairy-tale show "Baba Yaga and The Black Flower" 4+ This program has handmade antique marionettes, colorful backdrops, atmospheric soundtrack and the traditional folk tale incorporated in it. The story is based on Eastern European folkl...

Accessible Art CBC Studio 700 Edition!

Organized by Limage Media Group at CBC Vancouver

Join us for a special edition of Accessible Art located within CBC's Studio 700. Accessible Art is an art therapy workshop produced & created by artist Stephanie Limage for children and youth who live with complex medical, physical and dev...

Sing along in great opera choruses at City Opera

Organized by City Opera Vancouver at CBC Vancouver Studio 700

Don’t miss your chance to sing along to the great opera choruses with City Opera Vancouver. Everyone is welcome, from novice to accomplished singer. Join our professionally trained opera singers in this collaborative music-making experience...

Artist Demo with Interdisciplinary Artist: Rain Cabana-Boucher

Organized by Skwachàys Lodge at CBC Vancouver Plaza

Ever wonder how the interdisciplinary artist creates visual imagery? Witness Metis artist, Rain Cabana-Boucher create new graphic works in development in this live demonstration. Originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Rain uses various me...

Artist Demo with Indigenous Painter: Joshua Pawis-Steckley

Organized by Skwachàys Lodge at CBC Vancouver Plaza

Ever wondered how the imagination is unleashed on canvas? Witness multidisciplinary Anishinaabe artist Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley as he paints new works in development during this live demonstration. Originally from Ontario's Wasauksin...

Artist Demo with Indigenous Jeweler: Agnes Seaweed Wisden

Organized by Skwachàys Lodge at CBC Vancouver Plaza

Ever wondered how a jeweler brings their ideas into reality? Witness multidisciplinary Kwakwaka’wakw artist Agnes Seaweed Wisden at work on the development of new silver jewelry designs in this live demonstration. Agnes holds a BFA from Emi...

Koh Do: "Listening to Incense" and Writing Poetry

Organized by Gail Hall at C.B.C Plaza Vancouver B.C.

Experience the Japanese traditional creative writing process that uses sensory prompts. Listen to incense and then write a poem. Welcome to Koh Do In a small group setting participants will sample the same, smokeless, incense fragrance...

West Coast Songs with Etienne Siew

Organized by Etienne Siew at CBC Plaza ( or Studio 700 should there be rain)

As an artist of Trinidadian, Guyanese and British ancestry, Etienne Siew brings his love for storytelling and songwriting to the diverse audience at Culture Days. Growing up as a fisherman and nature lover, His blues and folk influenced mus...

Experience the Beauty of Chinese Dance

Organized by Lorita Leung Dance Academy at CBC Vancouver Plaza

Chinese Dance has a rich cultural history that spans over 3000 years. Today, Chinese dance ranges from Classical to Folk, Ethnic and Contemporary. The abundance and variety of Chinese dance styles creates a visual kaleidoscope that is sur...

Vashaan Ensemble Music from Iran

Organized by Vashaan Music Society at CBC Studio 700

The Vashaan Persian Ensemble draws upon Iran’s rich musical past to perform joyful and memorable traditional music. Listeners will enjoy a variety of music from different parts of the Iranian Plateau and will be given an opportunity to lear...

Johnny D Trinh - Poetry & Performance

Organized by Community Arts Council of Vancouver at CBC Plaza Square Vancouver

Johnny's BC Culture Days Performance will include a blend of storytelling, humour, music, and poetry. This event will debut some new works, and opportunities for dialogue with the audience. Johnny is currently the artist-in-residence at the...